Coloured map of East Prussia. Printed in Cologne by J. Bussemacher in 1593.

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Description

Beautiful handcoloured map of East Prussia in Poland. Showing the area Konigsberg (Kaliningrad). From "Geographisch Handtbuch" of M. Quad by J. Bussemacher.

Details

CartographerMatthias Quad
TitlePrussiae Descriptio
Publisher, YearJ. Bussemacher, Cologne, 1593
Plate Size18.3 x 26.2 cm (7.2 x 10.3 inches)
Sheet Size28.1 x 35.2 cm (11.1 x 13.9 inches)

Condition

Lower centrefold backed in margin, excellent conditions in beautiful colours.

Cartographer

Matthias Quad, born in 1557, was a German cartographer active during the late 16th century in Cologne. His main geographical works Europae totius orbis terrarum and Geographisch Handtbuch were published and engraved by Johann Bussemacher. He died in 1613.

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Matthias Quad: Prussiae Descriptio.
Coloured map of East Prussia. Printed in Cologne by J. Bussemacher in 1593.

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